Employment Opportunities

City of Bloomfield Accepting Bids For Library Assistant I (Children’s Librarian)

Library Assistant I (Children’s Librarian)

Full Time at $16/hour + benefits
Starting Date: Jan. 31 or Feb 7, 2022
Deadline to apply is Jan. 3, 2022

The Bloomfield Public Library, www.bloomfield.lib.ia.us/, has an opening for a full-time Library Assistant I (Children’s Librarian). Alternating Saturdays required as part of 40 hours/week.  

Qualifications: High School diploma or higher, Working on or have a Library I certification, Proficient in the use of technology and software products (both PC & Mac), and demonstrated skills in organization, working with children, and working with the public.

Responsibilities include: provide assistance to patrons (i.e. circulation desk); lead or assist with programming or events; focus on the Junior Library (including young adult books), other duties as needed.  

Other duties include: providing circulation reports; process books for circulation; mend books; clean DVDs & audiobooks etc.; and create and maintain an inviting environment for the Junior Library (i.e. bulletin boards, scavenger hunt supplies, prepping and keeping stats on programming, etc); making memorial plates for the books and cards for records.

This job description identifies the primary tasks and responsibilities required for this position, but others may be required as necessary. 

Please submit a cover letter, résumé and city application, available at the bottom of https://www.cityofbloomfield.org/category/employment-opportunities, to Anne Tews, Director, at the Bloomfield Public Library, 107 N Columbia St, Bloomfield, IA 52537. (Email: bpl@netins.net)

Job offer contingent upon successful completion of background check, drug test, functionality test, and physical.